About this program
Masters in Control and Information Systems
The undergraduate master's degree program Control and Information Systems provides graduates with the education necessary to ensure today's much-needed automation, digitization and robotization in companies in the industry and other areas of human activity. The digitization of industry is a key trend for the graduates of the program are well prepared. They acquire comprehensive expertise and practical experience for a wide range of companies, including engineering ones who develop and deliver automation, robotics, measurement systems, embedded electronics, as well as in manufacturing companies where maintenance, digitization, etc. have to be tackled.
- Measurement of electronic devices
- NI LabVIEW programing language
- Industrial automation
- PLC programing
- Measurement of electrical and non-electrical quantities
- Calibration and verification of sensors
- AD/DA converters
Criteria for Admission
- Bachelor degree (at least)
- English-language ability – students, who are not native speakers may be asked to demonstrate their ability to study in English, e.g. by presenting the results of any language tests they have taken. English language ability document - minimum requirements: IELTS score 5; TOEFL internet-based score 62 (possibly other certificates at the same level).
- Entrance examination (according to the Faculty Admission Procedure Rules and Conditions for Admission)
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- Control Systems Theory and Design
- Functions of Complex Variable and Integral Transformations
- Safety in Electrical Engineering
- Measurement Systems
- Probability and Statistics
- Advanced Methods of Signal Processing
- Graduation Theses - Project 1
- Graduation Theses - Project 2
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava for more information.
Tuition fee: 50 000 CZK per semester, approx. 2000 EUR per academic year
Graduates of the specialization are university-educated electrical engineers with knowledge of industrial automation, computer systems, microprocessor techniques, robotics and information systems. This knowledge is supported by a good theoretical basis of mathematics, theoretical electrical engineering, theory of automatic control and measurement. Graduates are profiled into the following areas
- Automation and Robotics - The subjects are appropriately designed so that a student gains as much information as possible from the field of industrial automation, industrial communications, and the basics of robotics. The knowledge spectrum should provide the graduate with a good applicability to employers dealing with industrial control systems.
- Computers and Information Systems in Control - This specialization emphasizes embedded microprocessor control systems and computer information systems. Graduates are ready to work with employers involved in the development of microprocessor and information systems.
- Virtual Instrumentation and Measurement - The composition of the subjects profiles the graduate into the field of virtual instrumentation, automated measurement and testing systems.
The graduate thus not only masters the so-called lower level of control characterized by various means of automation or measurement techniques, but he also masters a higher level of control characterized by various software means, human-machine interface, including application software for control systems. Thus, the combination of knowledge is highly requested in the labor market and it is unique.
The employability of graduates in the labor market is excellent. The number of graduates is currently unable to meet requirements raised by companies.
Typical employers of program graduates are as follows:
- Companies engaged in engineering in automation, measurement, development of embedded electronic systems.
- Companies engaged in mechanical production, production of electronic products, companies being active in metallurgy and many others, where automation and digitization of production have to be tackled.
- Due to the fact that the specialization is quite broad and it combines the knowledge of electrical engineering and computer science, graduates are also often employed in companies dealing with information technologies, communication technologies, etc.
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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
VSB-TUO’s study programs are built on a 170-year tradition. Currently, there are almost eleven thousand undergraduates and graduates studying for degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels in engineering, IT, technology, economics and business administration. Courses are provided by seven...
Why study at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.
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